By reviewing data spanning nearly five decades, a team of Mater Researchers led by Associate Professor Kym Rae has identified that many healthcare studies have failed to attract—and retain—male...

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Feb

Barriers to men’s participation in healthcare research

Queensland researchers have discovered that a mutation allows some E. coli bacteria to cause severe disease in people while other bacteria are harmless, a finding that could help to combat...

22

Feb

Revealing what makes bacteria life-threatening

Pregnant women trying to stay healthy for their babies are relying too heavily on multivitamins instead of good food in their second trimesters, according to a new study led by the University of...

12

Feb

Research finds overuse of multivitamins in pregnancy

In a world where only 33.3 per cent of researchers are women, Mater Research is breaking barriers with 60 per cent of research groups led by women, and a total research workforce of nearly 80 per...

11

Feb

Mater Researchers smash science’s glass ceiling 

Three doctors—two obstetricians and one medical officer—at the Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) at Mater Mothers’ Hospital have embarked on PhD journeys through Mater Research and The...

24

Jan

Improving outcomes for vulnerable infants through education and research 

A joint Mater Research and Mater Mothers’ Hospital has redesigned the Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).

19

Jan

Digital pregnancy care model motivates women to eat well 

Associate Professor Kym Rae and her research team are determined to improve healthcare outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

20

Dec

Giving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families a voice through research

Mater researchers undertaking the largest-ever genetic association study of osteoporosis say the project may reveal new therapeutic opportunities for treating osteoporosis.

15

Dec

Genetic study aims to unlock new osteoporosis treatments

Mater Researchers are continuing to ensure that the next generation of Queenslanders will have the best start in life thanks to a $200,000 grant, funded by the Queensland Government through a...

24

Nov

Finding healthcare gaps to lay future foundations

Mater Researcher Professor John Hooper will share in $1.8 million of funding from PanKind, the Australian Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, to investigate early detection and new treatments for...

16

Nov

Mater Researcher shares in $1.8 million to fight one of Australia’s deadliest cancers

Mater Researchers were celebrated last week at the 2023 Mater Research Showcase, an annual event where we come together and reflect on the collective achievements of our researchers from the past...

15

Nov

Showcasing our year of achievements at Mater Research

Mater Researchers are now one step closer to finding new therapies to prevent and treat Salmonella, serious health issue that causes over 93 millions cases of illness and 155,000 deaths annually.   

06

Nov

Mater Researchers discover double layer of protection to help gut health

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